Deerfield man killed in crash on Route 14
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash on State Route 14 in Portage County.
The Patrol’s Ravenna Dispatch Center received a call at 1 a.m. Sunday about a serious injury crash on State Route 14 near Notman Road in Deerfield Township.
Troopers say a Ford Focus had been traveling westbound on State Route 14, drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch, and overturned.
The driver, Ernest Spencer, 65, of Deerfield was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver did not appear to be wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to troopers.